Become an ambassador for our College by becoming an ECSS Fellow

Fellowship application window for 2023: February 15 – March 15

Fellows of the ECSS have made a significant contribution to the development of sport science through research and have supported the College immensely. ECSS Fellowship is approved by the Credentials, Awards & Tributes Committee, following an application process.

Applications can be submitted to and must include:

Please note that according to the current ECSS by-laws:

  1. Fellows who have not paid their membership fees for two consecutive years will lose their ECSS Fellow status.
  2. ECSS Fellows over the age of 70 will receive a free ECSS Fellowship (membership).

Expectations of ECSS Fellows:

Our main expectation of Fellows is to champion ECSS and be an ambassador for the College. This could incorporate some of the following activities which support the College’s mission:

Disseminate high quality, innovative science

Empower the development of young scientists

Build and retain an engaged ECSS community


  1. Fellow applications are collected by the ECSS office within the application window (February 15 – March 15).
  2. ECSS office ensures that the person fulfils all criteria (database work + document check).
  3. If the person fulfils all criteria, then the application is saved on the BOX to be viewed by the Credentials, Awards, and Tributes Committee. This Committee consists of the Past President, current President, and chair of the Scientific Board.
  4. After the submission deadline has passed, ECSS office staff will notify the Credentials, Awards, and Tributes Committee that the applications are available to be viewed.
  5. The list of successful applicants is subsequently viewed by the Executive Board to complete the due diligence check. Upon agreement of the list, new Fellows are confirmed at the spring virtual meeting (2nd quarter).
  6. A confirmation e-mail goes out from the President’s account to all new Fellows with a personalised certificate and signature banner urging them to attend the upcoming congress and to collect the Fellow pin.
  7. The database is updated and the new Fellow (when they have paid the annual membership) will appear on the ECSS website.

Please download the ECSS Fellowship Application Form here.

A list of our current Fellows can be found below:

Nr. Last name First name Institution Country
1. Aagaard Per University of Southern Denmark Denmark
2. Alcazar Julian University of Castilla-La Mancha Spain
3. Alegre Luis M. Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha Spain
4. Al-Hazzaa Hazzaa Princess Nourah University Saudi Arabia
5. Ali Ajmol Massey University New Zealand
6. Ara Ignacio University of Castilla-La Mancha Spain
7. Armstrong Neil University of Exeter United Kingdom
8. Askew Christopher University of the Sunshine Coast Australia
9. Bailey Stephen Loughborough University United Kingdom
10. Balaguer Isabel University of Valencia Spain
11. Behm David Memorial University of Newfoundland Canada
12. Birklbauer Anita University of Salzburg Austria
13. Bishop David Victoria University Australia
14. Blazevich Anthony Edith Cowan University Australia
15. Bober Tadeusz Academy of Physical Education Poland
16. Bogdanis Gregory National & Kapodistrian University of Athens Greece
17. Boreham Colin University College Dublin Ireland
18. BROCHERIE FRANCK French Institute of Sport (INSEP) France
19. Brooks George University of California United States
20. Buckley Jonathan University of South Australia Australia
21. Burr Jamie University of Guelph Canada
22. Cable Tim Manchester Metropolitan University United Kingdom
23. Chen Trevor Chung-Ching National Taiwan Normal University Taiwan
24. Collins Malcolm University of Cape Town South Africa
25. Couppé Christian University of Copenhagen Denmark
26. De Vito Giuseppe University of Padova: Universita degli Studi di Padova Italy
27. Dela Flemming University of Copenhagen Denmark
28. Derave Wim Ghent University Belgium
29. di Prampero Pietro Enrico Università degli Studi di Udine Italy
30. Doll-Tepper Gudrun Freie Universität Berlin Germany
31. Donath Lars German Sport University Germany
32. Elbe Anne-Marie Leipzig University Germany
33. Faber Irene University of Applied Sciences Windesheim Netherlands
34. Federolf Peter University of Innsbruck Austria
35. Ferrauti Alexander Ruhr University Bochum Germany
36. Finni Taija University of Jyvaskyla Finland
37. Franchi Martino University of Padova Italy
38. Froberg Karsten University of Southern Denmark Denmark
39. Gehring Dominic University of Freiburg Germany
40. George Keith Liverpool John Moores University United Kingdom
41. Gollhofer Albert University of Freiburg Germany
42. González-Alonso José Brunel University London United Kingdom
43. Granacher Urs University of Freiburg Germany
44. Green Daniel The University of Western Australia Australia
45. Grimminger-Seidensticker Elke University of Paderborn Germany
46. Gruber Markus University of Konstanz Germany
47. Guadalupe Grau Amelia Castilla-La Mancha University Spain
48. Hamlin Mike Lincoln University New Zealand
49. Hanley Brian Leeds Beckett University United Kingdom
50. Havenith George Loughborough University United Kingdom
51. Hecksteden Anne Universität Innsbruck Austria
52. Helge Jørn Wulff University of Copenhagen Denmark
53. Henriksson Jan Karolinska Institutet Sweden
54. Hettinga Florentina J Northumbria University United Kingdom
55. Hopkins Will Victoria University Australia
56. Hoppeler Hans University of Bern Switzerland
57. Impellizzeri Franco M. University of Technology of Sydney Australia
58. Jones Andrew Exeter University United Kingdom
59. Kalliokoski Kari University of Turku Finland
60. Kamijo Keita Chukyo University Japan
61. Kavouras Stavros Arizona State University United States
62. Kay Anthony The University of Northampton United Kingdom
63. Kim Kijin Keimyung University Korea, South
64. Lamberts Robert Stellenbosch University South Africa
65. Lau Wing Chung, Patrick Hong Kong Baptist University China
66. Leicht Anthony James Cook University Australia
67. Louis Julien Liverpool John Moores University United Kingdom
68. Lucas Sam University of Birmingham United Kingdom
69. Lystad Reidar Macquarie University Australia
70. Maffiuletti Nicola Schulthess Clinic Switzerland
71. Malisoux Laurent Luxembourg Institute of Health Luxembourg
72. Mamen Asgeir Kristiania University College Norway
73. Marusic Uros Science and Research Centre Koper Slovenia
74. Mauger Alexis University of Kent United Kingdom
75. Mc Naughton Lars Edge Hill University United Kingdom
76. Meeusen Romain Vrije Universiteit Brussel Belgium
77. Mello Marco Tulio Federal University of Minas Gerais Brazil
78. Morales-Álamo David Las Palmas University Spain
79. Mougios Vassilis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Greece
80. Mukherjee Swarup National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Singapore
81. Müller Erich University of Salzburg Austria
82. Mundel Toby Brock University Canada
83. Nagatomi Ryoichi Tohoku University Japan
84. Narici Marco University of Padova Italy
85. Nassis George University of Southern Denmark Denmark
86. Patriksson Goran Göteborg University Sweden
87. Pedersen Bente Klarlund Rigshospitalet Denmark
88. Périard Julien University of Canberra Australia
89. Peters Derek University of Worcester United Kingdom
90. Pfister Gertrud University of Copenhagen Denmark
91. Piacentini Maria Francesca University of Rome-Foro Italico Italy
92. Pilz-Burstein Rutie Sport- A Bridge To Education Israel
93. Platen Petra Institute of Sports Medicine and Sports Sciences Germany
94. Polman Remco Federation University Australia
95. Porcelli Simone University of Pavia Italy
96. Raastad Truls Norwegian School of Sport Sciences Norway
97. Racinais Sebastien Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital Qatar
98. Roelands Bart Vrije Universiteit Brussel Belgium
99. Santos-Concejero Jordan University of The Basque Country UPV/EHU Spain
100. Saris Wim H.M. Maastricht University Netherlands
101. September Alison University of Cape Town South Africa
102. Seynnes Olivier Norwegian School of Sport Sciences Norway
103. Siu Parco The University of Hong Kong China
104. Sjøgaard Gisela University of Southern Denmark Denmark
105. Skorski Sabrina University of Saarland Germany
106. Song Wook Seoul National University Korea, South
107. Stathi Afroditi University of Birmingham United Kingdom
108. Steinacker Jürgen Michael Universität Ulm Germany
109. Stevens Christopher Southern Cross University Australia
110. Taube Wolfgang University of Freiburg Switzerland
111. Taylor Lee Loughborough University United Kingdom
112. Thompson Janice The University of Birmingham United Kingdom
113. van Coppenolle Herman Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences Belgium
114. Van Lieshout Johannes Lab Clin Cardiovasc Physiol, Heart Failure Research Centre Amsterdam Netherlands
115. van Loon Luc Maastricht University Medical Centre Netherlands
116. van Mechelen Willem VU University Medical Center Netherlands
117. Vanhatalo Anni University of Exeter United Kingdom
118. Verdijk Lex Maastricht University Medical Centre Netherlands
119. Verhagen Evert VU University medical center Netherlands
120. Vogt Tobias German Sport University Germany
121. von Duvillard Serge P. University of Salzburg United States
122. Wagenmakers Anton Liverpool John Moores University United Kingdom
123. Willems Mark University of Chichester United Kingdom
124. Wiskemann Joachim National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) Germany
125. Wong Del P. Hong Kong Metropolitan University Hong Kong